We are a fourth-generation, family-owned company built on the wisdom and vision of Nejat Gabbay. He founded Gibson with a commitment to quality, innovation, and service. Now led by his three sons, Gibson strives every day to uphold this legacy and further successes for our partners.
We pride ourselves on being in tune with our customer's needs amidst changing market conditions, whether we are developing private label programs, multi-category assortments, or branded collections. We appreciate your interest in our company and welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can address your needs!
Who We Are
Gibson Homewares is an industry-leading producer of tabletop and housewares products based in Los Angeles, California.
Over 40 years, we’ve developed a portfolio of highly recognized national brands and private label programs that offer the best in quality and design. Central to our success is a relentless commitment to style, innovation, and value for our global partners.
We specialize in creating multi-category retail programs that offer exciting merchandising statements for growing trends like casual dining, entertaining at home, and health & wellness. Our designers and product developers are backed by a global network of staff that ensure the utmost quality in manufacturing, packaging, and logistics. This ability to offer all-inclusive services and deliver to almost any market has made us a trusted source for national brands and retailers in every class of trade.
The Gibson Advantage
Start-to-finish Development: Our product development teams have a proven ability to source, build and launch branded programs and exclusive merchandising statements from the ground up.
Creative Vision: Led by tabletop fashion icon, Laurie Gates, our creative teams of surface, graphic and packaging designers drive impactful, trend-forward collections.
Manufacturing Expertise: Our network of over 300 production facilities, 18 worldwide offices, and exclusive factory relationships allow us to offer the best products at the lowest cost.
Quality Assurance: Our rigorous commitment to quality starts with QA/QC departments at each geographic factory location and ends with a stateside in-house testing lab to ensure the durability and safety of all finished products.
Inventory Agility: 1.4 million square feet of warehouse space and an experienced logistics team keep inventory levels high for on-demand, on-time, and in-full shipments.
Export Experts: Our mature supply chain and global network of sales representatives give us an unmatched ability to deliver quality products to almost any market around the world.
Trusted Partners: Brands like Martha Stewart, Sur La Table, GAP, and Oster trust us to develop and deliver products that expand their reach and enhance their followers, overall brand experience, and connection.
Online Favorite: Our dropship capabilities make us a favorite for e-commerce outlets. Our products are best-sellers across market-leading sites such as Amazon, and our roster of brands includes blue-chip influencers with massive social media followings.
Few can do what we do. With expansive long-term partnerships with hundreds of factories around the world, we’re able to develop, manufacture and ship almost any type of houseware or tabletop product. Products include ceramic, stoneware, glassware, wood, plastic, cast iron, aluminum, stainless steel, and more!
Close relationships with over 400 factories worldwide, 15 offices in China, and offices in Thailand, Vietnam, and India give us a decisive advantage in the ever-changing face of global trade.
We have part ownership in 3 of the largest factories in Asia, allowing us to offer highly customized solutions for manufacturing, packaging/printing, design, and logistics—at unrivaled prices.
Our connections help you navigate the increasing pressures of currency fluctuations, tariffs, energy costs, and changes in government policy.
Led by iconic designer Laurie Gates, our creative team develops trend-forward, relevant, and innovative product introductions offering exceptional value. We work with artisans and craftspeople at home and abroad to create the next eye-catching color, material, and pattern for the modern home.
We create visually compelling and coordinated branded programs and exclusive cross-merchandising statements that build brand recognition and set our partners apart on store shelves.
We enforce rigorous Quality Control standards that ensure the safety and durability of our product lines. Our QC includes factory testing overseen by our global teams, regular factory audits, and a well-defined social compliance protocol which are required of all manufacturing partners. We provide an in-house testing lab, shipment inspections, and comprehensive after-sales service for customers as well.
Product Development Expertise
We offer soup-to-nuts when it comes to product development. From new concepts, product designs, manufacturing, packaging, and more Gibson is a one-stop shop for custom retailer programs.
Our expert teams of designers and product developers travel the world to find the freshest inspirations and ideas. We work closely with our retail partners to develop the assortments that they need. Whether it is for a private label program, legacy brand initiative, or a new product launch, we can create and develop it.
Logistics & Export Sales
We are proud to provide the best-in-class logistical support to our retail partners. Our operations team has shipped thousands of containers to customer warehouses and ports of choice globally. As international freight transport experts, we maintain well-established Direct Import (DI) and Port of Entry (POE) programs.
Logistics expertise, regulatory know-how, and a multinational sales force let us reach markets others simply cannot. We regularly supply global retailers with direct import shipments, expanding our brands’ reach into new places hungry for quality products.
Inventory & Distribution
Gibson Homewares has over 1.4 million square feet of warehousing in California and a global team to oversee the flow of 6,000+ containers per year. We keep products on-hand and ready to fulfill our partner's distribution needs on time and in full.
We routinely work with the world’s top logistics companies across a wide range of shipping types, employing state-of-the-art operating systems to track, organize and optimize deliveries from our warehouses to yours.
Marketing & Licensing
Our strategic brand marketing expertise and licensing experience have made us a preferred partner for many national brands and private label programs. We offer ground-up branded product development and the market know-how needed to launch relevant and differentiated programs across a wide variety of product categories and merchandising statements.
Gibson Homewares is one of License Global’s Top 200 licensees. Our product portfolio includes many highly recognized brands, private label programs, and leading lifestyle influencers. Licensors and businesses across the globe trust us to produce quality assortments and elevate their brands in-store and online.
Gibson provides all-inclusive services, design, manufacturing, customized packaging and merchandising options – that have made us a leading resource for retailers across every class of trade
Today we work closely with both brick & mortar and online partners to build the most compelling product programs and provide unrivalled service and support.
Gibson Homewares Team Members are our #1 priority. Our diverse team of 450 dedicated individuals makes us who we are. We’re proud to support their personal and professional growth through training, mentor programs, and leadership development courses. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and seek out diverse talent in all departments while ensuring their well-being is always top-of-mind.
WE ARE TRUSTED
As an industry leader, we are dedicated to building brand recognition and product diversification for our retail partners. Our core belief is that when our retailers are successful, we are successful.